Find the work of art. Hint: it's not man made.
Not just another fireplace, a masonry heator is built to absorb the heat from flue gasses and the stone radiates warmth for hours.
Wood-fired ovens like this one at Pizzeria Lola in Minneapolis are the center-piece of the restaurant. The chef and her kitchen are out in the open, on display, connecting the craft with the experience.
Even when the fire's out, this stone glows red and orange, warming the room, the heart.
Each stone has to be selected and placed. But the stone mason also does some careful fitting, with maul and chisel, saw and torch.
Your favorite pizza place might be Clyde Iron Works in Duluth, Minnesota (above) or your place. We've installed wood-fired ovens in commercial restaurants and back yards. And the chef is always happy.
These prehistoric granite trim stones spent the Victorian period on the streets of Duluth, Minnesota as curbstones. They are responding well to rehabilitation.
In a dry stack application, some pieces are carefully selected to stand out and yet blend in perfectly, adding dimension, color and even surprise.
Murals are like paintings in stone and glass. They can grace a fireplace or transform your cooking experience.